Fully Funded British Council/Newton Fund Researcher Links’ Workshop 2018
British Council’s Researcher Links programme offered under the Newton Fund invites Early Career Researchers to participate in a five-day workshop on air pollution in emerging mega-cities to be held in Nairobi, Kenya from Monday 16th to Friday, 20th April 2018. The workshop is being coordinated by Lancaster University (UK), African Technology and Policy Studies (Kenya), and North West University(South Africa).
The workshop will provide a unique opportunity for sharing research expertise and networking. During the workshop, early career researchers will have the opportunity to present their research in the form of a poster presentation, and to discuss their work with established researchers from the UK and partner countries. There will be a focus on building links for future collaborations and participants will be selected on the basis of their research potential and ability to build longer term links.
The workshop is being coordinated by Lancaster University (UK), African Technology and Policy Studies (Kenya), and North West University (South Africa). It will be facilitated by established researchers and practitioners, who will also act as mentors to participating ECRs.
The aims of the workshop are to:
Travel and accommodation expenses for workshop participants will be covered.
The British Council, Kenya National Research Fund and South Africa National Research Foundation will cover the costs related to the participation to the workshop, including: travel (both international and local), accommodation and meals. Costs for the visa, and travel insurance will be covered; however participants will be responsible for making all the necessary arrangements to obtain these.
Deadline: 18th February 2018
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